Musal okhli | Mortar & Pestle


Category: Vastu
Location: Matana, Fatehabad, Haryana
Cultural region: Bagad
Materials: Stone, Wood
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing
Wood craft technique: Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Musal okhli are also used in marriage rituals and ceremonies. This stone okhli was used to grind turmeric for the haldi ceremony in a marriage. During the ceremony, to symbolise the auspicious use of the okhli, a red thread was tied to one of its handles.

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